Parkdean Holidays and Park Resorts merged in 2015 to create Parkdean Resorts, which operates 73 holiday parks throughout Britain. Earlier this year, the leisure group was acquired by Canadian private equity firm Onex Corporation for a reported £1.35bn. The company, which is headquartered in Newcastle upon Tyne, is led by chief executive John Waterworth, 53.

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Company details
Year2017
Rank36
CompanyParkdean Resorts
ActivityHoliday parks operator
LocationNewcastle upon Tyne
Sales £m431.5
Operating profit £m82.1
Main shareholdersOnex Corp + co investors (80%), management & others (<20%)
Staff5,248
Founded1999
Websitewww.parkdean-resorts.com

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